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Jul 31, 2013 8:00pm EDT
story from the npr that references democratic house members from texas who wrote president obama urging that the house approach be preserved in the final bill. >> without objection. and also i would like to introduce into the record a letter from u.s. representative and six of his colleagues to my democratic colleagues. >> without objection. >> basically this letter is describing where in texas this of this problem and suggested that -- they urged the president of the house approach should be preserved. leaders in their state oppose the bill and there will not bother to create an exchange leaving uninsured state residents with no way to benefit from the new law. so it was not an accident that federal exchanges were left out as was suggested. for him to suggest that you, mr. adler, and the others on this panel are just engaging in self-defeating span were looking to buy the glitch to bring this of kellogg down, would you disagree with that? >> as i mentioned before, i first heard about these provisions in the law before i was aware of the way that these provisions interacted with,
Aug 29, 2013 8:00pm EDT
texas at harvard and served as secretary of education under president reagan and was america's first drug czar under president george h.w. bush. it was the author of more than 24 books including to new york times number one bestsellers and the host of the old bennett's morning in america and has received more than 30 honorary degrees and as a final note a very long time ago bill and i were philosophy students together at williams college. bill will speak in a minute. he will be followed by david wilezol the co-author of "is college worth it?." david is the associate producer of the nationally syndicated bill bennett's morning in america and a contributor to the manhattan institute's higher education policy blog and at claremont institute fellow and studied greek and latin at the catholic university in washington. in his honor i tried to come up with an appropriate latin quote for addressing student debt and i suggest -- that is happy is he who has no debt. [laughter] >> that's good. [laughter] ski thank you. bill and david we look forward to your presentation of this provocative look
Aug 30, 2013 8:00pm EDT
, 1959, wbai in new york 1960. the station here in washington is wfpw and kpft in houston, texas. it's interesting. it's the only radio station in the country whose transmitter who was blown up for the ku klux klan. they strapped dynamite to it and blew it to smith reins. the silver line it's not as if they had a money to advertise the new stationing and blew it to the consciousness of the potential listening audience and the people of houston when they got back on the feet and rebuilt the transmitter. the clan blew it up again. i don't remember was it grand dragon, i often confuse their titles, but he said it was proudest fact. i think that's because he understood how dangerous independent media is. dangerous because it allows people to speak for themselves. and when you hear a palestinian child or an israeli grandmother, an aunt from iraq or uncle from afghanistan telling their story, it makes it much more difficult to caricature on stereo type. it begins the process of understanding of finding common ground. you don't have to agree with them. how often do we agree with our fam
Aug 1, 2013 8:00pm EDT
subcommittee is meeting today to examine the west texas fertilizer plant explosion and the problem with unidentified chemical facilities. i recognize myself for an opening statement. i want to welcome everyone to today's hearing entitled west fertilizer off the grid. the problem of unidentified chemical facilities. april 17, 2013 explosion at the west texas plant at west texas was most likely not the result of terrorist activity or foul play. therefore the anti-terrorism standards, the program was not directly implicated. but the tragic incident revealed a disturbing fact about this program itself. there are thousands of facilities that handle these high-risk chemical was that have gone under the radar at the department of homeland security. i am grateful that mr. caldwell is here and i know that the gao has looked at this particular issue among others and just in the words of his report the preliminary findings of the investigation show that the explosion killed at least 14 people and injured more than 200 others. severely damaged or destroyed nearly 200 homes and three nearby sch
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